e-CAM50IMX6 - 5MP MIPI Camera board for Freescale® i.MX6 Processors (SABRE Lite Development kit)

The e-CAM50IMX6 is an iMX6 camera daughter board (MIPI) designed by e-con systems for the Freescale® SABRE Lite Development kit. e-CAM50IMX6 uses a 5 Mega Pixel auto focus camera module powered by OmniVision’s OV5640 CMOS image sensor and is interfaced to i.MX6 CPU through MIPI CSI-2 Interface.

The e-CAM50IMX6, 5 Mega Pixel MIPI camera board is capable of streaming 720p@60fps (HD) and 1080p@30fps when interfaced with Freescale® SABRE Lite Board.

Houses e-CAM57_MI5640_MOD - 5.0 MP Auto Focus MIPI Camera Module

Plugs in to BD-SL-i.MX6 - Freescale® SABRE Lite EVM using an Interface Board

  • 24 pin FPC connector on board to connect with the Interface board via flex cable
  • Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Camera driver
  • Linux Camera driver
  • Android Camera driver
  • Sample application for Video/image capture & Preview
  • Board size( W x L): 101.8 x 23.38 mm

Omnivision OV5640 1/4 " 5MP CMOS image sensor

  • Focus Type – Auto Focus (VCM driven)
  • 2 lane MIPI® CSI-2 interface
  • Maximum Image Transfer Rate
    1. VGA – 60 fps
    2. HD (720p) – 60 fps
    3. Full HD (1080p) – 30 fps *
    4. 5MP – 15 fps
  • View Angle - 60 ° Diagonal
  • Output Format - YUV422
  • AF Working Distance - 100mm to Infinity
  • Effective Focal Length - 3.42 mm
  • Temperature Range
    1. Operation - -30° to 70° C
    2. Stable Image - 0° to 50° C
  • Power requirements
    1. Active - 150 mA
    2. Standby - 20 µA
  • Max S/N ratio- 36 dB
  • Dynamic Range - 68 dB
  • Module Dimensions (in mm)
    1. excluding flex cable - 8.5 x 8.5 x 5.15
    2. with flex cable - 78.5 x 9.6 x 5.15
  • * - The frames are cropped.
  • Windows Embedded Compact 2013 (WEC 2013):
    • DirectShow support
    • Sample application with source for image capture at different resolutions
    • Support for White Balance, AutoFocus and Brightness control
  • Linux
    • V4L2 - Linux driver with Source Code (Basic version)
    • Sample application with source for image capture at different resolutions
    • Support for White Balance, AutoFocus and Brightness control
  • Android
    • Android Camera driver
    • Sample application with source for image capture at different resolutions
  • Frame Rates Supported by e-CAM50IMX6:
  • Frame Rates e-CAM50IMX6_WINCE e-CAM50IMX6_BAS e-CAM50IMX6_PRO e-CAM50IMX6_AND
    VGA 60fps 30fps 60fps 30fps
    720p 60fps 30fps 60fps 30fps
    1080p Nil 30fps 30fps 30fps
    5MP 15fps 15fps 15fps 15fps
  • The software drivers provided by e-con Systems for this camera daughter card will configure OV5640 sensor and i.MX6 processor’s camera interface and enable seamless video streaming through MIPI® CSI-2 interface. e-con also provides sample application that displays the video on the HDMI Monitor.

  e-CAM50IMX6 - 5MP MIPI camera for Freescale® iMX6 Processors Documents:
  e-CAM50IMX6 Hardware User Manual
   e-CAM57_MI5640_MOD - Module Mechanical Drawing
   e-CAM50IMX6 - WEC2013 How to Build Manual
   e-CAM50IMX6 - WEC2013 Application User Manual
   e-CAM50IMX6 Linux How to Build Manual
   e-CAM50IMX6 Linux Application User Manual
   e-CAM50IMX6 Android How to Build Manual
   e-CAM50IMX6 Android Application User Manual
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Kit Contents:

 

  • Hardware:
    • e-CAM50IMX6 with 5 MP MIPI Camera Module (e-CAM57_MI5640_MOD)
    • Interface Board
    • Flex Cable
  • Software:
    • WEC2013:
      • DirectShow Compliant driver (binary form)
      • Sample DirectShow Application with Source Code
    • Linux:
      • V4L2 - Linux driver source code
      • Sample View finder Application with Source Code
    • Android:
      • Android driver
      • Sample View finder Application with Source Code
  • Documentation:
  • Customization of driver and application on request

e-CAM50IMX6 camera daughter board is connected to the Freescale® SABRE Lite development Kit using flex cable and an Interface board. e-CAM50IMX6 is connected to the Interface board via the flex cable. The Interface board has dual row 30 pin matting connector to interface with the SABRE Lite design.

 

The e-CAM50IMX6 evaluation kit can be bought by customers who have the Freescale® SABRE Lite Board and are considering integrating camera on their product. They can evaluate the features of the camera and also build custom applications around it. Please see the kit contents in the next tab.

 

Customers who have bought other development boards based on i.MX6 and would like to integrate the e-CAM50IMX6 on their boards can also check with e-con for support or customization.

 

 

Customers interested in customizing the same camera module or planning to use a different camera/sensor module can contact sales@e-consystems.com and explain their requirement. e-con can provide customization services as well.